International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP)

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URL: http://www.ichcap.org/

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Founded

2005-10

History

Officially announced Oct 2005, during the inauguration of the Establishment Initiative for the Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre for the Asia-Pacific (EIICHCAP). Establishment approved of a B-XB3383 - UNESCO Category 2 Centre. Official establishment, Jul 2011.

Aims

Promote the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and contribute to its implementation in the Asia-Pacific region; increase the participation of communities, groups and individuals in safeguarding ICH, and raise awareness of and ensure respect of ICH in the region; enhance the capacity for safeguarding ICH in the region through coordination and dissemination of information; foster regional and international cooperation for the safeguarding of ICH.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

Governing Board; Executive Committee; Secretariat. Sections (5): Information and Research; Cooperation and Networking; Knowledge and Publication; Information Management; Planning and Management.

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

XJ5243

Last News

2012

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